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Area dentists will buy back unwanted candy, send sweets to troops and Lake ...
Area dentists will buy back unwanted candy, send sweets to troops and Lake ...

Dental tourism could save you big money
For Americans willing to hop on a plane, visiting a dentist in another country could save travelers over 70 percent on dental procedures such as crowns and root canals, according to data from medical publisher Patients Beyond Borders. Some 130 million ...

This is how Yahoo employees go to the dentist
Nvidia is one of a number of companies that offer their employees access to so-called dental vans, RVs and trucks — essentially dentists' offices on wheels that pull up on or near company headquarters to offer employees everything from cleanings to ...

Dental Coverage on the Insurance Exchanges
Older adults and their caregivers have complained for years that Medicare, which now covers 52 million Americans, does not provide dental benefits. “It's a huge problem,” said Barbi Jo Stim, a geriatric care manager at Jewish Family and Children's ...

Aava Dental's Affordable Dentistry Now Available Throughout California
Honesty is the chief occupation of mankind, and Aava Dental proves that by cutting unnecessary costs from patients' bills. The highly skilled and affordable dentistry aims at delivering its patients throughout California with the best dental treatments ...

Free offer brings smiles to those in need of dental work
Then she heard that Timothy Stirneman, owner of All Smiles Dental in Algonquin, was opening his entire dental practice, which includes 12-operative rooms, for free from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday Nov. 1 to all those in need of cleanings, fillings or ...

Sala Free Dentistry Event Today
RENO, NV - Sala Family Dentistry is hosting its fifth annual free day of dentistry Friday. Each patient will be able to pick one service, such as getting a filling, extraction, or cleaning. Last year 125 people were treated for free, with more than $71 ...

Sala Free Dentistry Event Today
RENO, NV - Sala Family Dentistry is hosting its fifth annual free day of dentistry Friday. Each patient will be able to pick one service, such as getting a filling, extraction, or cleaning. Last year 125 people were treated for free, with more than $71 ...

Dentist says Tupac sweated into patient's mouth during procedure, made vulgar ...
Dentist says Tupac sweated into patient's mouth during procedure, made vulgar ...

Dental Academy In Baltimore Offers Students Hands-On Education
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A beautiful smile can be a costly thing. But for the city's only high school with a dental program, healthy smiles are free of charge. Gigi Barnett explains–the school has a new lab to make students college and career ready. For most ...

First dental certification program opens in city schools
It wasn't long into Deaisha Nixon's dental appointment this week that she found herself taking charge. When one dental assistant reached in a pocket for a glove, Nixon noted that they should be using a clean one from a box. And when the suction tube ...

Isolite Systems introduces Isovac Dental Isolation Adapter
The Isovac offers the same control of the oral cavity and safety advantages of the company's award-winning Isolite and Isodry dental isolation systems. The difference being Isovac is designed to replace the HVE at the hose, while the Isolite and Isodry ...

Vo-tech students get ready for real world with expanded dental assistant program
Students in the vo-tech's dental assistance program have access to four high-tech dental chairs, radiology equipment and have more space to do class and lab work. They have the chance as seniors to become certified with the state in radiology, so they ...

No tricks, just treats for troops at Kool Smiles Dentistry
Kool Smiles Dentistry in Hattiesburg is asking parents to drop off 25 pieces of candy at 3720 Hardy St. in return for a toy. Representatives from Kool Smiles will then ship the candy to troops fighting overseas. Dentists say the program is a win-win ...

Local dental volunteers give free care to un-insured patients
Dentistry from the heart is what the great folks at Signature Smiles called their event, providing free cleanings, fillings and extractions for those who can't get dental care elsewhere. 125 people signed up with 60 being guaranteed a spot. Those at ...

A New Look & Team Member at Premier Dental; Omaha Dentist Dr. Piper Larson ...
A New Look & Team Member at Premier Dental; Omaha Dentist Dr. Piper Larson ...

Midtown Patients Can Now Receive Dentures Supported by Dental Implants in ...
Midtown Patients Can Now Receive Dentures Supported by Dental Implants in ...

TAG Business Welcomes Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and ...
TAG Business Welcomes Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and ...

Friendly New Patient Packet Available With Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry
Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry offer optimal dental health care services for children, provided through special packages. The ambiance and the effective bonding create an out-of-the-box dental experience. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on ...

Dan Cook: American dentists' fees are outrageous
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- My 74-year-old mouth is half-full of dental implants, root-canaled teeth, crowns and bridges. It remains a work-in progress. About 60 percent of those repairs were done by dentists in Colombia and Mexico. Why? Because they do high ...

Lagrange Dentist Unveils Interactive Dental Website
"At my dental office, we love coming to work to treat and fix patients' dental issues. But before treatment, we want our patients to feel comforted, so we take our interpersonal skills and communication very seriously. Our website allows new patients ...

Milford, CT Family Dentistry Fixes Smiles With Dental Implants
MILFORD, CT, November 03, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bruce R. Schechter, D.D.S., family dentistry in Milford, CT, offers dental implants, and many patients are choosing implants as their treatment option. Increasingly popular, dental implants are an ...

Mesa General Dentist Treats Smiles Of All Ages
"After I graduated from dentistry school, my whole mission was to ensure that patients in the Chicagoland area could find quality dental care. Now that I moved to Mesa, AZ, I can begin to treat Mesa area patients with the same care and attention. I ...

Medicaid restoring full dental
1, the state will restore the adult dental benefits cut three years ago and provide the full slate of preventive and restorative dental care — services such as routine checkups, cleanings, fillings, root canals and dentures — for everyone on Medicaid ...

Villagers of Durness face 112-mile trip to NHS dentist
The NHS said they withdrew a part-time dentist from Durness and Tongue, a village 29 miles away, due to outdated facilities and difficulty in recruiting dentists willing to travel the distances needed to cover the area. Lairg community councillors ...

A world citizen studies dentistry in Saratoga
Prince Moses of Sierra Leone works on Suy Anne Toussaint with Dr. Gregory P. Dodd of Family Dentistry at 286 Church St. in Saratoga Springs. Moses, an intern at Family Dentistry, is a Skidmore College graduate and an aspiring dentist. ERICA MILLER ...

Children give up Halloween candy hauls at dentist buy-back programs
The Cedar Falls mother brought Natalie and her 23-month-old sister, Caroline, to the All Smiles Family Dentistry office Friday afternoon to exchange the candy for two dollar bills. Each of the girls also walked out with a balloon and other goodies ...

Students learn good dental habits in time for Halloween
Janice Hammond, with the Piedmont Chapter of The Links Inc., talks with students at North Belmont Elementary about how to properly brush their teeth during the 'Clean Teeth Clean at Halloween' presentation Wednesday afternoon. See the story on Page 4B ...

Free Dental Clinic Serves 1000 Patients
The American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association and America's Dentists Care Foundation hosted a Mission of Mercy (MOM) charity dental clinic on Sunday. Mardi Gras World was transformed into a 100-chair dental clinic treating adults ...

Spotlight On Business: Bozart Family Dentistry; “Will keep you smiling”
Bozart Family Dentistry offers general/family dentistry which covers overall dental hygiene and standard dental treatment; pediatric dentistry for treating children; orthodontics which is treatment of tooth misalignment using braces or retainers to ...

With help from donations, dental hygienist treats residents at Missoula care ...
With help from donations, dental hygienist treats residents at Missoula care ...

Dentists provide free dental clinic at Mardi Gras World
New Orleans-The American Dental Association had it's annual conference in New Orleans this weekend. But instead of attendees enjoying a Sunday in New Orleans around town, many people gathered at Mardi Gras World to host a free dental clinic for those ...

Ben Burris Plans To Challenge Arkansas Dental Practice Act
On Thursday, Burris signed a consent order with the Arkansas Board of Dental Examiners to end its inquiry into whether Burris' actions violated the Dental Practice Act, which prohibits orthodontists and other specialists from practicing outside their ...

Rodgers Family Dentistry offers candy buyback program
CINCINNATI -- A Cincinnati dentist is trying to get kids to give up that Halloween candy and help soldiers overseas at the same time. Rodgers Family Dentistry is having its annual Cash 4 Candy buyback event. Erstwhile trick-or-treaters can turn in ...

NJ Scores Poorly for Dental Health [AUDIO]
Considering five major factors – edentulism (loss of teeth), adult Medicaid dental benefits, inclusion of older adult strategies in state oral health plans, dental health professional supply, and community water fluoridation – New Jersey scored a 52.1 ...

Center Point Dental To Open New Office
The soft tan paint was getting applied and the leaf-inspired sconces wired up Wednesday as crews hurried to get Center Point Dental ready to open in the next coming weeks. The new space couldn't come soon enough for the office's staff and patients who ...

Health news: Network to offer dental residency program
VISALIA — The Family HealthCare Network will be offering a dental residency program at its sites, including Hanford. The program, part of a partnership with Lutheran Medical Center Dental Program, will place dental residents at the sites for dentistry ...

Lady Gaga Now Experimenting With Bad Dentistry
At last night's YouTube Music Awards, Lady Gaga — coming off an exhausting week of epic outfits that even we couldn't keep track of — went back to the basics: a simple collared shirt, buttoned chastely to the neck, balanced with bare legs, towering ...

Urgent-care dental clinic in Phoenix fills need
The Arizona Dental Association said between 2009 and 2011, emergency-room treat-and-release visits for oral-health problems increased by 29 percent. From 2009 to 2011, in-patient admissions where oral heath was the primary or secondary diagnosis ...

Minnesotan: Mid-level dental providers could solve Kansas' access problem
The senior manager of a Minnesota dental clinic says Kansas could benefit from Minnesota's method of alleviating its shortage of dental care. Jeff Bartleson, of Children's Dental Services in Minneapolis, was in Topeka on Monday to speak with members of ...

To Your Good Health: Endocarditis not likely result of dental work
Dear Dr. Roach: How effective is premedication for dental work? Because of mitral valve surgery I had 11 years ago, I always take antibiotics before dental procedures. This past March, I did the normal protocol. Within a few weeks, I developed a low ...

Local hospital unveils mobile dental clinic to help Independence children
Starting Monday, children in Independence, Mo., will have easier access to a dentist. Truman Medical Center Lakewood is unveiling its new Mobile Dental Coach at Blackburn Elementary School. In 2011, Truman Lakewood partnered with the Independence ...

Free dental services Saturday in Cobb
Dentists and dental assistants from across metro Atlanta will provide free services this weekend in Cobb County, organizers said Monday. The third annual Free Dental Day will be held Saturday from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Marietta Family Dental Care, 4720 ...

Professional Teeth Whitening is Now Available Through Cosmetic Dentist Colin ...
Professional Teeth Whitening is Now Available Through Cosmetic Dentist Colin ...

Aspen Dental Opens New Practice in Norman, OK
The Norman practice, located in Cleveland County, marks the eighth Aspen Dental-branded location in Oklahoma, a state where 10 percent of the counties have dental health professional shortage areas as designated by the U.S. Department of Health and ...

Non-profit provides low-cost dental care
AUSTIN -- Anyone who has ever had a toothache knows how very painful it can be, and Manos de Cristo meets a critical need of providing low-cost dental care to those who otherwise could not afford it. Thousands of families depend on their dental clinic ...

Tuckahoe's Main Street Pediatric Dentistry Launches Candy Buyback Initiative
Main Street Pediatric Dentistry, located at 115 Main St., Suite 302, in Tuckahoe, is offering to buy back extra Halloween candy, the group announced. The program launched today, Nov. 4, and will run until Nov. 11. For every pound of candy, the ...

Dental work helps Tenn. domestic violence victims smile
For more than a decade, Clodfelter and her staff have committed an entire day to free dental work for women who live in a domestic violence shelter. This year 12 women will spend the day with her. And because a free trip to the dentist isn't everyone's ...

Dental services for seniors
The medications can have changes in salivary flow which can cause dry mouth which can cause a whole laundry list of issues that we kind of like to stay on top of," said Dr. Andrew Ekdahl, Northern Trails Dental Care. However, according to Fred Benzie ...

American Dental Association, Mission of Mercy work to restore smiles
So by lunchtime Sunday, nearly 600 people had passed through Mardi Gras World as the American Dental Association and the Mission of Mercy teamed up to help as many people possible over 12 hours. “Anybody that shows up and they have a problem ...